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  •  it depends on the newspaper headlines (0+ / 0-)

    While accounting-wise SS doesn't affect the budget, the number that gets reported by the newspapers smashes together the SS budget and the Federal budget into a single somewhat-fictitious number.

    •  which number? (0+ / 0-)

      You mean the deficit? Yes, it is true that the deficit number gets reported as a single number. I still don't see how that's borrowing. It is simply misleading the public about the nature of the deficit.

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      by eparrot on Thu Apr 11, 2013 at 06:22:42 PM PDT

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